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'''Jean Piaget ''' (; 9 August 1896 – 16 September 1980) was a Swiss clinical psychologist known for his pioneering work in child development. theory of cognitive development|Piaget's theory of cognitive development and epistemological view are together called "genetic epistemology". Piaget placed great importance on the education of children. As the Director of the International Bureau of Education, he declared in 1934 that "only education is capable of saving our societies from possible collapse, whether violent, or gradual.""International Bureau of Education – Directors" [http://search.eb.com/eb/article-9059885 search.eb.com] Piaget's theory and research influenced several people. His theory of child development is studied in pre-service education programs. Educators continue to incorporate constructionist-based strategies. Piaget created the International Center for Genetic Epistemology in Geneva in 1955 while on the...
Year2007 | title = Piaget no "remedy" for Kuhn, but the two should be read together: Comment on Tsou's "Piaget vs. Kuhn on scientific progress" | url = | journal = Theory & Psychology | volume = 17 | issue = 5| pages = 721–732 | doi = 10.1177/0959354307079306 }} Seymour Papert,{{cite journal | last1 = Papert | first1 = S | date = March 29, 1999 | title = Child Psychologist: Jean Piaget | url = | journal = Time | volume = 153 | issue = | pages = 104–107 }} Lev Vygotsky{{cite journal | last1 = Piaget | first1 = J | year = 1979 | title = Comments on Vygotsky's critical remarks | url = | journal = Archives de Psychologie | volume = 47 | issue = 183| pages = 237–249 }}{{cite journal | last1 = Piaget | first1 = J | year = 2000 | title = Commentary on Vygotsky's criticisms of ''Language and Thought of the Child and Judgement'' and ''Reasoning in the Child'' (L. Smith, Trans.) | url = | journal = New Ideas in Psychology | volume = 18 | issue = 2–3| pages = 241–259 | doi=10.1016/s0732-118x(00)00012-x}} (Original work published 1962.)
Year2009 | title = Piaget in the United States, 1925–1971. In U. Müller, J. I. M. Carpendale & L. Smith (Eds.), ''The Cambridge Companion to Piaget'' (pp. 344–370). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Müller, U., Burman, J. T., & Hutchinson, S. (2013). The developmental psychology of Jean Piaget: A quinquagenary retrospective | url = | journal = Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology | volume = 34 | issue = 1| pages = 52–55 | doi = 10.1016/j.appdev.2012.10.001 }} This then led to the emergence of the study of development as a major sub-discipline in psychology.Pickren, W. E. (2012). Joseph McVicker Hunt: Golden age psychologist. In W. E. Pickren, D. A. Dewsbury, & M. Wertheimer (Eds.), ''Portraits of pioneers in developmental psychology'' (pp. 185–203). New York: Psychology Press/Taylor & Francis. By the end of the 20th century, Piaget was second only to B. F. Skinner as the most cited psychologist of that era.{{cite journal |last=Haggbloom |first=Steven J. |last2=''et al.'' |title=The 100 most eminent psychologists of the 20th century |journal=Review of General Psychology |volume=6 |issue=2 |year=2002 |pages=139–152 |doi=10.1037/1089-2680.6.2.139 |url=http://www.apa.org/monitor/julaug02/eminent.aspx |first2=Renee |last3=Warnick |first3=Jason E. |last4=Jones |first4=Vinessa K. |last5=Yarbrough |first5=Gary L. |last6=Russell |first6=Tenea M. |last7=Borecky |first7=Chris M. |last8=McGahhey |first8=Reagan |last9=Powell |first9=John L., III| displayauthors = 8 }}
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